Egypt: The world of rug art

In a small village called Harraniya, located on the outskirts of Egypt’s capital Cairo, a beautiful experiment began decades ago. In 1952, Egyptian architect Ramses Wissa Wassef believed all children are artistic. He wanted to dig deeper into how to trigger their creativity. The result was a unique experiment in tapestry weaving that produced extraordinary … Read more Egypt: The world of rug art

The Doormen of Egypt | Al Jazeera World

From Cairo’s narrow downtown streets and alleys to the affluent residential areas in the outer reaches of the city, nothing escapes the attention of the ever-vigilant doormen. Sitting at the entrances of apartment blocks in Cairo and Alexandria – and often mindful of the chance to make a quick buck – the “bawabs” have been … Read more The Doormen of Egypt | Al Jazeera World

International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem

Join LIVE the UN Palestinian Rights Committee, in collaboration with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem on “Annexation in Practice – Palestinian Lives in Jerusalem”. The speakers – Ms. Maha Abdallah (Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Jerusalem), Ms. Hagit Ofran (Peace Now, Jerusalem), Mr. Osamah … Read more International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem

Codebreaking Sisters That Helped Us Win The War, But Couldn’t Tell Each Other | This Morning

They unknowingly both played a big part gathering intelligence during the Second World War, but after being gagged by the Official Secrets Act these sisters never shared their stories with one another… until now. Patricia Davies (97) and Jean Argles (94) join us today to tell us what it was like to finally reveal their … Read more Codebreaking Sisters That Helped Us Win The War, But Couldn’t Tell Each Other | This Morning

Libyans fear the unknown as Egypt, Turkey ramp up war in Sirte

Regional and international leaders are calling for peace talks and de-escalation in Libya, through the removal of foreign forces. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Russia back renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar, while Turkey supports the United Nations-recognised government in Tripoli. On Monday, Egypt’s parliament approved military deployments to Libya. Egypt’s president warned in … Read more Libyans fear the unknown as Egypt, Turkey ramp up war in Sirte

Nile Renaissance Dam deadlock: Ethiopia denies deliberately filling hydroelectric dam

In this edition, Egypt calls for clarification from Ethiopia over claims that it has already started filling the Grand Renaissance Dam against the wishes of Cairo and Khartoum. Also, the latest songs by some of the top icons of the Ivorian genre of Zouglou have proved to be controversial. Yard and Siro’s latest album calls out President Alassane Ouattara … Read more Nile Renaissance Dam deadlock: Ethiopia denies deliberately filling hydroelectric dam

Ethiopia denies filling controversial dam reservoir amid rising tension with Egypt and Sudan

Ethiopia has denied filling the Renaissance Dam reservoir, insisting it is a natural part of the construction project. The 4-billion dollar project has been a source of tension in the Nile river basin with neighbouring Sudan and Egypt, since Addis Ababa announced it in 2011, with Khartoum and Cairo warning it could lead to water … Read more Ethiopia denies filling controversial dam reservoir amid rising tension with Egypt and Sudan

Ruptured crude oil pipeline sets off a huge fire in Egypt

A ruptured crude oil pipeline set off a huge fire on a desert road in Egypt, injuring 12 people. Flames and clouds of dense, black smoke billowed over the road that stretches from capital Cairo to the city of Ismailia on the Suez Canal. Egypt’s health ministry said 12 people suffering burns and smoke inhalation … Read more Ruptured crude oil pipeline sets off a huge fire in Egypt

Pipeline explosion ROCKS busy highway in Egypt, injuring 12

A massive fire broke out along a petroleum pipeline near Cairo, engulfed scores of cars injuring at least 12 people, local authorities said. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us … Read more Pipeline explosion ROCKS busy highway in Egypt, injuring 12

Cairo public transport passengers more aware of hygiene

The Egyptian capital Cairo is also its most populous city. Despite the risks, the authorities have kept public transport networks running throughout the pandemic, keeping trains and buses as clean and safe as possible. And, as Adel el Mahrouky reports, it is hoped that the ancient city can continue this practice post-COVID-19. Subscribe to us … Read more Cairo public transport passengers more aware of hygiene

Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia really go to war over water?

Egypt calls it an “existential threat”. As of next month, Ethiopia says it’s going to start filling Africa’s largest dam. How fast? Too fast, for Cairo and Khartoum, which both depend on the water of the Nile. Can the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) be resolved peacefully or could it spiral out … Read more Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia really go to war over water?

Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s call for the United Nations to resolve a dispute over a controversial dam on the Nile River. Cairo has asked the UN Security Council for a “fair and balanced solution”. Most of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is complete, but there are still several issues delaying the project. Al Jazeera’s Um … Read more Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Egypt’s cinema was prolific from the 1940s to the 1960s, a time when the stars of the silver screen captivated a generation of movie-goers. But the films’ soundtracks were just as much a part of the appeal of these Arab cinema classics, and the man behind the vibrant rhythms of more than 350 movies was … Read more Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Egypt flyover ‘a threat to residents’ lives’

Egyptians are accusing the government of putting their lives at risk by building a flyover so close to their apartment block near the capital, Cairo. The transport minister said residents who want to move will be compensated. But many Egyptians say the project is yet another example of corruption within the government. Al Jazeera’s Victoria … Read more Egypt flyover ‘a threat to residents’ lives’

Egypt receives largest quantity of COVID-19 medical aid from China

Egypt on Saturday received a new batch of medical aid from China to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The third batch of medical supplies, weighing over 35 tons, arrived at Cairo International Airport as the North African country’s tally of COVID-19 cases hit 11,719 with 491 new cases. #China #Egypt #Coronavirus Subscribe to us … Read more Egypt receives largest quantity of COVID-19 medical aid from China